Easy victories for defending champ Johnson at Missouri Amateur
Richard Skip Berkmeyer
Richard Skip Berkmeyer

By Jack Persons

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (June 27, 2014) -- Defending champion and stroke play medalist Joey Johnson won his round of 32 and 16 matches on Friday at the Missouri Amateur.

He took down Teddy Jones 6&4 in the morning round, and went back out and downed Chris Martin 4&3 at Norwood Hills Country Club.

Johnson next plays 25-seed Michael Wootten, who won in the round of 32 with a 6&5 decision, then took Kyle Weldon 19 holes before prevailing with a birdie.

Second-seeded Skip Berkmeyer is also still in the mix at the Missouri Amateur, as he won his round of 32 match 4&3 against Phil Caravia, and went 21 holes in the round of 16 against Alex Cusumano. Berkmeyer faces 7-seed Joseph Atkisson in the quarterfinals on Saturday.

The quarterfinals and semifinals will be played on Saturday, with a 36-hole final match scheduled for Sunday.

Results and live scoring can be viewed below.

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ABOUT THE Missouri Amateur

36 holes of stroke play qualifying to determine 64 players for match play. Entries are open to male amateur golfers who are current members of the MGA, play at clubs who are members of the Missouri Golf Association with a certified handicap index of not more than nine (9.0) on the USGA men’s handicap system. Non-exempt players must pre-qualify.

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